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The SmartBuy BD-RE 25GB discs and burning it in the Panasonic UJ-260 drive

The SmartBuy BD-RE 25GB discs and burning it in the Panasonic UJ-260 drive

Hi everyone, Today, we will see the SmartBuy BD-RE 25GB disc. This is a rewritable, single-layer Blu-Ray disc that can hold up to 25GB of data. Rewritable discs are the slowest Blu-Ray media available, only allowing them to be burnt at up to 2x speed. This is my first time using a rewritable Blu-Ray disc, so we’ll see how it performs in my Panasonic UJ-260 drive. The discs comes in a 10-disc spindle: Similar to the SmartBuy BD-R 25GB discs,…

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Burning the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB disc in the Panasonic UJ-260 drive

Burning the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB disc in the Panasonic UJ-260 drive

Hi everyone, Today, we will see how well a SmartBuy DVD+R DL disc burn in the Panasonic UJ-260 drive: This unit supports burning these discs at a speed of 2.4x and 6x. This post will focus on a disc burned at 6x. Burning the disc seem to have gone well: This drive burns dual layer discs using a Z-CLV strategy. It starts burning at 2.4x, then increasing the speed to 4x, and finally reaching 6x. On the second layer, it…

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Burning the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB disc in the Optiarc AD-7561A drive

Burning the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB disc in the Optiarc AD-7561A drive

Hi everyone, Today, we will see how well a SmartBuy DVD+R DL disc burn in the Optiarc AD-7561A drive. This unit supports burning these discs at a speed of 2.4x and 4x. This post will focus on a disc burned at 4x. Burning the disc seem to have gone well: While in the very first image I realized it doesn’t show the burning speed, it was actually burning at 2.4x. Same as the last image, since the drive burns in…

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The SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB 50 disc Spindle

The SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB 50 disc Spindle

Hi everyone, Today, We’ll see the SmartBuy DVD+R DL 8.5GB 50-disc spindle. SmartBuy is a subsidiary of Ritek Corporation. These discs can hold up to 8.5GB of data and can be burned at up to 8x. These have a logo top: On the data side, they have a dark purple color: The Media Code of these discs is RITEK-S04-66: In some of my next few posts, we’ll see how these discs burn and scan on some of my drives. Look…

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New CD-R and BD-RE Reviews and Unboxing Coming Soon!

New CD-R and BD-RE Reviews and Unboxing Coming Soon!

Hi everyone, The past few days, I brought the following products: I purchased the new PlexDisc CD-R Digital Audio discs that they mention are the best to store music. I’ll be reviewing it against the regular PlexDisc CD-R to see if they are really different, or are just the same but with the CD-R DA flag in them. Also, I’ll try them on my CD players to see if they do the initial seek faster. The other products I got…

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SmartBuy BD-R 25GB 50 Pack Review

SmartBuy BD-R 25GB 50 Pack Review

Hi everyone, Today, we will be seeing the SmartBuy BD-R 25GB 50Pk Logo Top. These discs should be able to be burned at up to 6x. SmartBuy is a subsidiary of Ritek. These discs have a blue Logo Top: On the data side, they have a gold color: A few years ago, I recall that some gold-colored discs became corrupted due to corrosion. Since these discs are gold-colored too, I’ll be checking them after a while to make sure its…

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